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Who was Oliver Cromwell and what title did he eventually hold during the English revolution?
Oliver Cromwell was the leader of the forces opposing King Charles. Those forces were referred to colloquially as the Roundheads. His title after the king was deposed was Lord Protector. Oliver Cromwell was an MP for Huntingdon in the 1600's and was a puritan, believing that the Roman Catholic church itself was a vehicle for evil. Oliver Cromwell led the parliamentary forces against King Charles in the English Civil war and Oliver Cromwell ruled England as 'Lord Protector' (dictator) after the trial and...